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Maulik Pancholy

by stlucas on April 26, 2017

Birth Name: Maulik Navin Pancholy

Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 18, 1974

Ethnicity: Gujarati Indian

Maulik Pancholy is an American actor.

Maulik is the son of Gita Jayantilal (Shah) and Navin Chimanlal Pancholy. Both Maulik’s parents have origins in Gujarat, India.

Maulik’s maternal grandfather was Jayantilal Khushaldas Shah (the son of Khushaldas Shah and Maniben). Jayantinal was born in Gujarat, India.

Maulik’s maternal grandmother was Deviben H. Mahant (the daughter of Hargovinddas Mahant and Kashiben H. Mahant). Deviben was also born in Gujarat, India.

Maulik speaks fluent English, Gujarat, and Spanish.

Sources: Birth record of Maulik Pancholy – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com

Obituary of Maulik’s maternal grandfather, Jayantilal Khushaldas Shah – http://www.jamiesonandyannucci.com

Obituary of Maulik’s maternal grandmother, Deviben H. (Mahant) Shah – http://www.jamiesonandyannucci.com

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Manish Dayal

by follers on January 6, 2017

Birth Name: Manish Sudhir Patel

Place of Birth: Orangeburg, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 17, 1983

Ethnicity: Gujarati Indian

Manish Dayal is an American actor and producer. His parents are from Gujarat, India. He uses his grandfather’s name, “Dayal”, as his stage surname.

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Tina Desai

by wanderer on December 30, 2016

Birth Name: Tena Babbar Desae

Place of Birth: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Date of Birth: 24 February, 1987

Ethnicity:
*Gujarati Indian (father)
*Telugu Indian (mother)

Tina Desai is an Indian actress and model. She was born in Bangalore, to a Gujarati father and a Telugu mother. She is fluent in five languages, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, English, and Hindi.

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Naomi Scott

by Katz on December 8, 2012

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Birth Name: Naomi Grace Scott

Place of Birth: Hounslow, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 6 May, 1993

Ethnicity:
*Scottish, possibly other (father)
*Gujarati Indian (mother)

Naomi Scott is a British actress and singer.

Her father, Christopher T. Scott, is British, and likely has Scottish ancestry; he is senior pastor of the Bridge Church, Woodford in Redbridge. Her mother, Usha (Joshi), is Gujarati Indian, from Uganda.

Naomi plays Kimberly, the Pink Ranger, in the 2017 film version of Power Rangers.

Naomi is married to footballer Jordan Spence.

Source: http://www.kidzworld.com

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Avan Jogia

by ethnic on June 2, 2010

Birth Name: Avan Tudor Jogia

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: February 9, 1992

Ethnicity:
*Gujarati Indian (father)
*English, Welsh, some German (mother)

Avan Jogia is a Canadian actor, director, and activist.

His father is of Gujarati Indian descent. His mother has English, Welsh, and some German, ancestry. Some of Avan’s mother’s family moved to Canada from the United States, where they lived for many generations. Avan has said that he speaks “a little bit of French and a little bit of Gujarati”.

Avan’s brother, Ketan Jogia, is a music producer.

Avan’s paternal grandparents were Ramanlal Jogia and Sharda Lodia.

Avan’s maternal grandparents were Hugh Adney Tudor (the son of Adney Jennings/Jenning Tudor and Lucille/Lucile Marie Jorden). Avan’s great-grandfather Adney was the son of Edward Emerson Tudor and Pearl Dorothy Reed. Lucille was the daughter of James Daniel Jordan and Lula Belle File.

Avan’s maternal grandmother was Edith Marjory/Joan Griffiths/Griffith. Edith was born in London, England.

Sources: Just Jared interview with Avan Jogia – http://www.justjared.com

Genealogy of Avan Jogia – https://www.geni.com

Obituary and genealogy of Avan’s maternal great-grandfather, Adney Jennings/Jenning Tudor (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Avan’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Edward Emerson Tudor (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Avan’s maternal great-grandmother, Lucille/Lucile Marie (Jorden) Tudor – http://www.findagrave.com

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